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Blogs By Peter Calcara

PICPA Vice President - Government Relations

The Pennsylvania CPA-PAC Allows CPAs to Drive Their Own Destiny

May 30, 2023
The PICPA has a political action committee to serve the unique interests of CPAs in Pennsylvania’s political process. A dedicated PAC might come as a surprise to many PICPA members, but it’s true.
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IRS Additional Funding: What’s that Mean for CPAs?

May 23, 2023
Earlier this spring, the IRS unveiled its much-anticipated plan on how it will spend the $80 billion it was allocated under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Find out more about its goals and timetables covering areas such as operations support, enforcement, taxpayer services, and technology modernization.
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Every Election Is Important: Pa. Primary Just Around the Corner

May 8, 2023
Pennsylvania holds its primary elections on Tuesday, May 16. Many think that municipal elections are mundane, but, in many respects, they are as important as the more high-profile elections.
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Pa. Lawmakers Resume Session to Hammer Out Budget as House Control Test Looms

Apr 21, 2023
The Pennsylvania House and Senate appropriations committees have been busy with hearings on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s first budget proposal. During this work, the General Assembly recessed from March through much of April. Both chambers will be back in session on April 24 to begin the give and take of constructing a final budget.
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PICPA Government Relations’ General Election Recap

Nov 15, 2022
An unsettled economic environment during a midterm election has historically been a recipe for disaster for the party in power. Not this year! Get a recap of 2022's surprising election results from PICPA's government relations team.
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